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Historical Marker Unveiling and Commemorative Program, March 6, 2017

Building

Old Tuscaloosa County Jail, Site of Lynching

 

 

…of a historical marker memorializing eight African American men lynched in Tuscaloosa County between 1884 and 1933. Meet at 2803 6th Street, Tuscaloosa, AL, near the old county courthouse.

Historical marker

Remembering Tuscaloosa County Victims of Lynching Historical Marker

 

 

 

 

Following the unveiling there will be a program at First African Baptist Church, 2621 Stillman Blvd, Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Historical marker

Remembering Tuscaloosa County Victims of Lynching Historical Marker

 

Church sanctuary

Commemorative Program for Historical Marker Unveiling, First African Baptist Church, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Photo

Bryan Stevenson, Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama

 

 

Speaker

Closing Remarks by Fr. Tommie Watkins, Canterbury Episcopal Church